BootX enhancement request

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Sat Aug 28 21:27:47 EST 1999

On Fri, 27 Aug 1999, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 1999, Tom Rini <trini at> wrote:
> >> Thus I can remove the nvram code from atyfb?
> >
> >Why?  It works fine on lots of older machines w/ ati cards and older MacOS
> >versions.  If you remove it I can garrenty people will notice and
> >complain.
> We should get rid of it for atyfb once we have DDC working. According to
> Apple, all machines with ATI controllers are using DDC now. The nvram
> setting would still be useful for the older video controllers.

The NVRAM code should be separated from atyfb, so it can be used by all Mac



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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